Loteria - A Novel

Author(s): Mario Alberto Zambrano

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Prepare to be enthralled by this lyrical, achingly human debut novel about a young girl's remarkable resilience in the face of loss. Struggling to cope as her family falls apart, eleven-year-old Luz Mar a Castillo retreats into her beloved set of Loter a cards--a Mexican game featuring riddles and vibrant images. Each card represents a different memory, and as Luz shuffles through the deck, she weaves her recollections into a compelling story of love, loyalty, tragedy, and hope.

By turns affecting and inspiring, Loter a is a powerful novel that heralds the arrival of an outstanding new writer, one who reminds us of the importance of remembering, even when we are trying to forget.


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General Fields

  • : 9780062268556
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Harper Perennial
  • : July 2014
  • : .869 Inches X 5 Inches X 7.25 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 304
  • : 304
  • : Mario Alberto Zambrano
  • : Mario Alberto Zambrano
  • : English
  • : English